Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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fix my bike (read all 2 entries…)

Enjoy your greater mobility to get to (nearly) every place quickly and without polluting the air with your car =)

Also, it’s good for your health.
Do it.

fix my bike (read all 2 entries…)
Ask for help

I tried to change my bike’s fork…

but the size was wrong. So I tried to reasseble the original one, but it didn’t fit.
After some attempts (and a year later), I decided to let my local dealer fix it.

If you really don’t repair it within a week, you’ll probably never do it.
Better ask for help and pay some money for fixing.

Design and build my own house
Which Software?

Which software would you recommend to design your dream house?

On the one hand, CAD is too complicated to me for now, but on the other hand I want to have a tool that gives me the tools to build my dream house w/out limiting my ideas by too many tools.

Any advice?

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